Packaging giant (WestRock) to close Centennial plant, lay off 61

A multinational paper and packaging company plans to close its Centennial plant, laying off 61 people.

WestRock Co. told the Colorado labor department on Thursday that the facility at 6446 S. Kenton St., Suite 220, will shut down within two weeks of March 25.

The company said 54 people will immediately lose their jobs when the branch ceases operations. Seven more will help with the closure, then leave in late April or May.

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